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Aspen Highlands

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Address: White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
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+1 970-925-1220
08:00 - 17:00
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A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer...

A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer easier trails for novices.

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best-kept Aspen secret hill

great new highspeed quad drops you@MerryGoRound restaurant and 3 fabulous ski directions with best Cloud Nine chair so can roll midmountain for a while, but top-to-bottom wild run... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robb C
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

great new highspeed quad drops you@MerryGoRound restaurant and 3 fabulous ski directions with best Cloud Nine chair so can roll midmountain for a while, but top-to-bottom wild run through glades and wonderful fields...and if you really want best secret, make reservation@Cloud9Restaurant for raclette feast midmountain.

Thank Robb C
Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure, there are beginner trails at Highlands, but this is really the mountain for expert skiers and tons of double-black and expert-only terrain. For intermediate skiers, it's nice because the intermediate runs are not too crowded. Try and get a reservation at Cloud 9 if you want to experience a European-style ski party!

Thank Rebecca V
Erie, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aspen Highlands is a great place to ski in solitude. Every time I've been their I have the mountain to myself. Fabulous bowl....

Thank Lorraine L
Bellville, Ohio
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I spent 5 days skiing the four Aspen Mountains. We did Highlands on the third day, and it was by far the most challenging of the four. The views from the top of the mountain are absolutely stunning. I didnt do the Highland Bowl, but one other from our group did, and said it was one of his greatest life... More 

Thank Tony H
Torrington, CT
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79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Harder than Buttermilk, but not so bad as others. Thought the ski trail markers could use some updating. The base lodge was beautiful!

Thank Ski_Luv
Morristown, New Jersey
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We originally only planned to ski at Snowmass but I am so happy we decided to ski here. We loved it. We are intermediates and thought there might be too much expert terrain BUT there was plenty to keep an intermediate happy for the day. The trails are more varied and interesting to me than Snowmass. We certainly enjoyed Snowmass... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great advanced to expert runs. There is little wait is at all on these lifts and the runs are fantastic and challenging.

Thank Dkazooman
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

What an amazing place. This ski area ranks up there with the best in the world. I hesitate to even mention this because it is so uncrowded and I selfishly would hate to see it overwhelmed with people. The runs are varied between intermediate and expert levels. The views are breathtaking.

Thank Gary W
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

For skiing, hiking, snowmobiling, and just viewing. So close to Maroon Bells. We spend 4 weeks a year in the area. Love the mountains. Kids love it, Grandkids love it!

Thank Diane P
Laguna Beach, California
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104 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Skip Ajax, go straight to the Highlands. Fewer people - much better mountain for skiing. There are plenty of green and blue runs. And for those who are adventurous, there are plenty of black and double black. Ritz Highlands is at the base of the mountain and they serve great food and drink.

Thank Moonray1

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